Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

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Yale University Art Gallery displays art from nearly all cultures, but it's most famous for its collection of early Italian paintings, African sculptures, and modern art. Located in several buildings on the university campus, the gallery also houses world-renowned collections of American decorative and fine arts from as far back as the 17th century. Of particular note is the small collection of rare American silver. Opened in 1832, the gallery recently underwent renovations to connect three separate galleries while maintaining their distinct architectural styles; it reopened in 2012. Yale University Art Gallery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, New Haven Edition.
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  • A rich collection of very different kinds. From antique to US artists very names that I not everyone can mention renowned to the European. Admission free of charge.
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  • It is a very nice museum displays a wide range of works from the Museum collection and high-quality work. And it's free! I'd end up struggling to go to American and European museums and overwhelmed by the scale of the entry to the erabi抜ka community works each time, here is, you can watch closely are condensed. Sheep around big Museum fatigue and 見切re what was that sense of futility by the feeling of undigested. Feel good in this museum fatigue, but satisfaction and sense of fulfillment remains strong. New Haven Center was put Boston day trip itinerary, but suddenly cancels a Boston, revisited the topic. Wanted to live a life in such a lovely environment.
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  • Comprehensive collection with a very friendly staff. Exactly what a teaching museum should be -- well-curated from a wide variety of cultures. Very impressive African section should not be missed. The...  more »
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  • This is a fantastic little secret in CT. Picasso in New Haven! Picasso + Pepe's Pizza = perfection. Great for kids. My toddlers have been exposure to fantastic, diverse fine art, plus contemporary, local art. And here's the best thing: it's FREE!
  • Huge and high quality. You could spend all day in here. There's a large variety of art ranging from African Masks to Greek Sculptures to Postmodernism so you're likely to find something that interests you.
  • Varied collection from different parts of the world. Really nice pieces in each gallery. Free to get in (at least on the Saturday we visited). Fair amount of steps/stairs, but there are plenty of elevators for access. Worth a stop if you are in New Haven.
  • One of my favorite museums. Amazing collection of art, similar artists than what you would see at the MoMA or other renowned museums. Best, it is free!
  • Unassuming art gallery. Lovely amounts of lovely art works from around the world. Highly recommend! Also friendly staff. Apart from the fantastic art work on display, beautiful architecture.

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